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The Summerhouse on the Capitol Grounds surrounded by pink azalea flowers.
A few ideas to help you in planning a visit to Capitol Hill.

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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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The Flanagan clock with marble columns in the background
In a world where everyone carries a cell phone and some carry more than one,...

Projects

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    Current Restoration Work

    The final painting phase of the Dome Restoration Project is complete at the cupola level.

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    New U.S. Capitol Dome Cupola Windows

    Watch as new glass is rolled and trimmed to replace these badly damaged, unstable historical windows.

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    Expert Metalwork Revealed in Restoration

    See how the work to re-create decorative ornaments on the Dome is done.

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    Rotunda Interior Restoration

    The entire scaffolding system, including art protection, is expected to remain in the Rotunda through late summer 2016.

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U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration Project